June 2013 Classes at Lake Crabtree

Lake CrabtreeLake Crabtree County Park
1400 Aviation Parkway
Morrisville, NC 27560


Birding with Vernon
Saturday, June 1, 2013
8:30am – 10:00am
All Ages

Join our bird enthusiast, Vernon, for an easy walk while looking and listening for our feathered friends. Discover different types of birds and their habitats.

Storytime for Tots
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
1:00pm – 2:00pm
All Ages
$4/Child (Preregistration Required)

Discover nature, beginning with a story, followed by outdoor, hands-on nature exploration. Each program will end with a fun activity or craft to take home. Come prepared to actively participate with your child. First Wednesday of each month. Cost is $4 per child, or sign up for three programs for $10.

“All Pupa’d Out”
by David Kirk
Miss Spider is back and, along with her insect friends, takes in a newborn caterpillar. Share in one of nature’s most magical moments as Cookie the caterpillar undergoes an amazing transformation. After the story, we’ll learn more about caterpillars and butterflies and visit our butterfly garden.

Year of the Snake
Saturday, June 8, 2013
1:00pm – 3:00pm
All Ages
Free (Preregistration Required)

FREE (In honor of NC PARC’s Year of the Snake)
According to the Chinese zodiac, 2013 is the Year of the Snake. Come celebrate with us by exploring the beauty of snakes and getting the truth behind some popular snake myths. Enjoy a visit with the calm park snake, Corny, while we talk about how the only good snake is a live snake.

Tree ID
Saturday, June 9, 2013
1:00pm – 3:00pm
All Ages
$3/person or $5/family (Preregistration Required)

Always wondered what the trees in your yard are, but can’t tell the difference between an oak and a pine? Then this is the program for you! We’ll learn how to use a dichotomous key then walk around the park to practice identifying some common species.

Homeschool / Track-Out Series:  Radical Raptors
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Ages 5 – 12
$8/Child (Preregistration Required)

Hawks and owls and vultures, oh my! Whether it’s an eagle, a kite, or a buzzard, all these birds are ‘raptors’, ones that hunt for their food. They may not all be related, but they all possess fascinating adaptations to fill the same role in the environment. Come learn about these adaptations and we’ll see if we can find some resident raptors at Lake Crabtree.

Pollinator Festival
Saturday, June 29, 2013
10:00am – 3:00pm
All Ages

Lake Crabtree is excited to host its first Pollinator Festival, featuring games, crafts, guest speakers and all sorts of other activities celebrating everything that pollinators do for us and the rest of the planet. There’ll be prizes, crafts and other cool stuff for you to take home. Preregistration is not required. Show up anytime for some family fun.

 Please confirm events with the venue before attending.


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